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Dallas Downtown Historic District in Dallas County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Dealey Plaza

Birthplace of Dallas

 
 
Dealey Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., June 8, 2011
1. Dealey Plaza Marker
Inscription.  Within this small park was built the first home, which also served as the first courthouse and post office, the first store and the first fraternal lodge.

Dedicated to the pioneers of civic progress by order of the Park Board.
 
Erected 1940 by City of Dallas Park Board.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsParks & Recreational AreasSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 32° 46.737′ N, 96° 48.486′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Texas, in Dallas County. It is in the Dallas Downtown Historic District. Marker is at the intersection of Houston Street (State Highway 354) and Main Street, on the right when traveling south on Houston Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dallas TX 75202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Kennedy Assassination Route (here, next to this marker); Welcome to Dealey Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Dallas County Criminal Courts Building (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Welcome to Dealey Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); John Neely Bryan and Margaret Beeman Bryan (within shouting distance of this marker); The Grassy Knoll (within shouting distance of this marker); Abraham Zapruder (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
Dealey Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., June 8, 2011
2. Dealey Plaza Marker
Dealey Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., June 8, 2011
3. Dealey Plaza Marker
Dealey Plaza dedication plaque image. Click for full size.
September 30, 2007
4. Dealey Plaza dedication plaque
Work Projects Administration 1938 - 1940 image. Click for full size.
5. Work Projects Administration 1938 - 1940
Dealey Plaza image. Click for full size.
May 17, 2007
6. Dealey Plaza
John Neely Bryan Cabin image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., June 8, 2011
7. John Neely Bryan Cabin
The John Neely Bryan Cabin, mentioned on this marker, is located one block east of the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2024. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,896 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 10, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   4, 5, 6. submitted on January 11, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   7. submitted on June 10, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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Jun. 23, 2024